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Bearrito
10-23-2003, 04:35 PM
Hello all. I am a new user to Lightwave, and am up against a steep learning curve because I need results fairly quickly, and it's for my job. I have been using the program for about 3 days, trying to learn all I can as quickly as I can. What I want to do is save off objects in a file that can be opened up from a computer program (written in Visual.Net), and is in a format recognizable by DirectX. I know this seems vague, but it's because I'm not exactly sure how this can be done. I am ultimately wanting to be able to create objects (missiles) with LW, and use DirectX to "fly" these missiles along a trajectory, with correct attitude, using data being output from a missile simulation realtime. I have searched thru the manual ALOT in the last three days, and I would continue the search on my own if this was just for my own enjoyment and leisure, but I have to produce results fairly quickly since it's for work. Any and all help is GREATLY appreciated. Thanks.

Barret

WizCraker
10-23-2003, 07:13 PM
http://www.dstorm.co.jp/dslib/objio-e.html Sixth one from the top is the DirectX exporter.

Bearrito
10-24-2003, 12:31 AM
Thank you so much for your reply. This will save me days of searching!! Maybe I'll get a chance to play with this wonderful program outside of the work environment and really get creative with it. Thanks again!

Barret

Bearrito
10-24-2003, 08:31 AM
Not trying to be a bother, but after downloading and unzipping, all that is contained in the html documents is jibberish with some pictures. Am I missing something?? :confused:

Barret

WizCraker
10-24-2003, 01:08 PM
I downloaded it just now and in the Windows directory there is the file, that is assuming you are using windows.

The correct download if you did not get it is DirectX Exporter for 7.5, Windows (http://www.dstorm.co.jp/dslib/dxfExport/dxfExport_200.zip) and DirectX Exporter for 7.5, MAC (http://www.dstorm.co.jp/dslib/dxfExport/dxfExport_200.sit.hqx).

I've attached a image to show you what should be inside..

http://www.imagereality.com/Images/NewtekImages/DirectStruct.jpg